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The River Kitchen

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
237 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-839 2906
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“salmon hash” (8 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
237 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Cabinet well stocked with quality goods, many are made in the premises. A varied menu for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Great coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Girlsintheknow
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food and service 10/10 Great breakfast heaps to choose from , amazing free range eggs. Lovely and clean. Cakes and scones looked amazing, hard to fault this place :)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lnphobman
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We had just one night in Hamilton and were so happy to follow the review advice on trip advisor and head over here. Great fantastic food! I had the salmon and my husband had the mushrooms. Both were fantastic and generous portions.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Courtney_5659-9
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Friendly and helpful staff, clean environment, good variety of foods and drinks. Simple decoration and a bit aged dining tables and chairs. Foods and drinks were very good. Only two little things: The foods came to our table very very hot and both of us...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pablo0
Reviewed 28 August 2018

They went out of their way to make just a bacon roll as that was what we really felt like..... they were very friendly too Big Thanks

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank L8859JKjoanb
Reviewed 28 August 2018

FanTAStic food + friendly staff! They have an amazing array of beautiful sweet and savoury items, plenty of Gluten free options. You may have trouble choosing only one thing! Also they make the very best scarambled eggs. Limited seating, so get there with a bit...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wenzzz2016
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Came across this gem passing through Hamilton. A cosy and charming cafe, the coffee was great and the scrambled were the best. Soft and fluffy. They sell intrquing peanut butter combinations.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Hamilton for breakfast and we sought out this cafe based on reviews and it did not disappoint! Quaint, coffee & food were great, enjoyed every morsel. Wish we had more time to sample more items!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ksamoa685
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Cool little cafe! With a huge variety of food and everything looked amazing! The chef was trying out a new dish a mushroom quinoa burger! It was AMAZING! Loved the addition of magazines blankets and hot water bottles!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maura O
Reviewed 22 July 2018

As visitors to Hamilton I relied on The internet to find a great place for breakfast and we weren’t disappointed. The service was friendly and the food great. The fruit breakfast my husband enjoyed was delicious, the Bircher was good but a tad overwhelmed by...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Katrine715
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-839 2906
  • E-mail
Description
A busy award winning cafe in central Hamilton offering fresh seasonal food, exceptional coffee and catering
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